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Subway Franchiser Demands Sanctions In Ill. Soda Tax Suit

Law360, New York (October 25, 2017, 2:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. franchiser of Subway restaurants asked a federal judge on Tuesday to sanction consumers leading a suit over the alleged misapplication of a Cook County, Illinois, soda tax to unsweetened tea, saying their request to send the proposed class action back to state court is frivolous.

Lead plaintiffs Charles Drake and Mario Aliano moved to remand their suit Monday, noting that Doctor’s Associates Inc. removed the action because the cost of the consumers’ requested injunctive relief — namely that the franchiser reprogram its point-of-sale terminals to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Drake et al v. Doctor's Associates, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)


Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly

Date Filed

September 22, 2017

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